Wales teacher recruitment levels ‘bordering on crisis’ – BBC News

June 25, 2017

The government said, compared to overall graduate entry figures, teacher training recruitment remained strong and it was working closely with partners to identify and address issues. “We want teaching in Wales to be a first choice profession so we attract the very best,” the spokesman said, adding new rules announced in spring are a key part of the drive. Mr Hathway said pressures in the job were putting people off – with figures obtained by the NUT showing nearly 50,000 …

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Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys

June 23, 2017

Valhalla, New York (CNN)Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway. Nicole makes this trip every day from her home in upstate New York to see her twin sons, Jadon and Anias. The 21-month-old boys are at Blythedale Children’s Hospital 40 miles to the south, where they’ve been undergoing rehabilitation since mid-December. The twins, born joined at the head, captured the world’s attention after a …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 19, 2017

NEW YORK On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got his first job digging the streets of this city. He earned 10 cents a day and had to bring his own shovel. People regularly spat at him and sneered at …

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Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… with the Trump administration. job-saving reforms would entail making it harder to offshore production to Mexico, rather than extending its open trade channels to other sectors of the economy. Theyd take the pieces of TPP that Mexico, the U.S. and Canada had agreed to and enact them bit by bit through the NAFTA renegotiation, Wallach warned in April. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSPLIT TEST MONKEY – PRO LIFETIME Get Split Test Monkey PRO LIFETIME Access PLUS All Extra …

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Four women face charges in Arkansas hot car death

June 17, 2017

… policies and procedures. Had they followed protocol “this tragedy would not have occurred,” he said in a statement. Taylor checked the boy off a list used to account for all the children traveling on the van without ever seeing him, police said. She was covering for someone else who wasn’t there that day, Baker said. Phillips’ responsibilities as the driver also included unloading the children and Robinson’s job was to assist her. Washington, called a …

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After the game, can the good feelings last?

June 16, 2017

… “They’ve sparked protests in the streets, refused to approve White House nominees, destroyed our health care system, and used the media to spew vicious rhetoric against the President.” Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi earlier pushed back hard at suggestions by some conservatives that left wing rhetoric was to blame for Wednesday’s attack. “I think that the comments made by my Republican colleagues are outrageous, beneath the dignity of the job that they …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… American imprisoned on charges of “hostile acts” who spent 735 days in North Korean custody before being released in 2014. Soviet-style prison camps Rodman maintained then that he wasn’t a diplomat, and it wasn’t his job to talk about Bae. But once he was released, Bae thanked Rodman for the rant on CNN, claiming it brought attention to his case. The former basketball star was also accused of ignoring North Korea’s human rights record. Pyongyang has reportedly …

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Macron Trolls Trump With ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ Recruiting Website

June 10, 2017

The effort is, again, in English, and tailor-made for environmental scientists and engineers in the U.S. who are faced with the climatic skepticism of the new American government. The site seems to be Step 2 in Macrons apparently serious offer June 1 inviting environmentalists and responsible citizens to move from America to work in France. The site begins with a message from Macron. Our job: To help you come work with us on our common challenges. Our commitment is ancient: France has always …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 5, 2017

… all. Maybe there should be a separate vote for British people at the general election and another for the EU citizens who live here. I think it’s very important their opinions are heard – as well as those of British people who live in EU countries, what about their opinions? ‘I haven’t come here to steal someone else’s job’ Italian Maria Iacuzio, 45, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey I have been with my British boyfriend for 12 years. He suffers from a …

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Election blind dates: Peter Stringfellow and Mary Beard – BBC News

June 2, 2017

Mary Beard Describe yourself: I’m Mary Beard and I am a professor of classics at the University of Cambridge. My day-job is working on Roman history and ancient Roman history. A few years ago now, I started doing Roman documentaries on both BBC Two and BBC One. It’s got my face out there – for better or worse. Political beliefs: I would summarise my politics very simply as the maverick left and proud. How was your date?: I had a good time. He’s an engaging old …

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The Portland Heroes Who Stood Up To Hate

… most of his coworkers today, and several of them said its just like Rick to step in and help somebody out. In a 2014 profilethat ran during his campaign,the Oregonian/Oregon Live said that Best repeatedly stresses that he stands by his moral convictions, no matter what. Best also rejected campaign contributions, even from people who wanted to purchase a yard sign to support him in his unsuccessful bid. Best worked as a technician for Portlands city Bureau of Development Services a job …

May 29, 2017
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Election 2017: What if I can’t afford to pay the rent? – BBC News

… boys from Nunhead in south-east London – has an even bigger shortfall in her finances. Her freelance job as a yoga teacher provides her with 640 a month. Yet the rent on her small two-bedroom flat is 1,400. Even with housing benefit of 946 a month, she is still left borrowing 300 a month from her mother, as well as using credit cards. “It’s really stressful. A few days before rent day every month I start to go into a panic,” she says. But the stress is not just because of …

May 29, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… join the administration as early as next week, a source close to him said. This month, the Justice Department named Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, as an independent special counsel in the probe. Trump has been frustrated of late that his communications team hasnt done a more effective job at making the case that he isnt implicated in the Russia probe and highlighting his administrations successes, sources close to the president said. Another Republican close to the White House said …

May 27, 2017
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Joss Whedon Replaces Zack Snyder On ‘Justice League’ After Family Tragedy

… in an emotional interview with his wife and Justice League producer Deborah Snyder. Jamie McCarthy via Getty Images The demands of this job are pretty intense. It is all-consuming. And in the last two months, Ive come to the realization, he continued. Ive decided to take a step back from the movie to be with my family, be with my kids, who really need me. They are all having a hard time. Im having a hard time. Snyder, who is also father to seven other children and step-kids, never intended …

May 24, 2017
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Here’s who Trump has called a ‘nut job’

Washington (CNN)“Nut job” seems to be one of President Donald Trump’s favorite insults for his political foes. The President — who The New York Times reported Friday bragged to two Russian officials that firing “nut job” FBI Director James Comey eased “great pressure” on him in regard to the Russia probe — has a history of slapping the label on people he disagrees with. By definition, nut job means a “mentally unbalanced person,” …

May 21, 2017
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Now it’s up to the special counsel

Washington (CNN)A bad day for the White House could turn out to be a good day for justice and democratic accountability and institutions. Robert Mueller’s appointment Wednesday as special counsel to probe Russian election meddling and any collusion by Trump campaign aides elevates the investigation clear of partisanship and the threat of White House interference. It therefore may offer the best chance for a politically bulletproof accounting of the guilt or innocence of members of the …

May 18, 2017
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